EPO: Banned sports drug linked to Lance Armstrong may NOT improve performance, experts warn

Banned sports drug linked to Lance Armstrong may NOT improve performance, experts warn Dutch researchers found no evidence the drug, known as EPO, improves performance But did discover it may thicken the blood, increasing the risk of clots, stroke and heart attack 'No evidence of good experiments to check if EPO would improve performance in elite cyclists' | UPDATED: 11:48 GMT, 6 December 2012 Banned sports drug EPO – allegedly used by Lance Armstrong – may not enhance performance at all, experts say The banned sports drug allegedly used by cycling legend Lance Armstrong – may not enhance performance at all, experts say.

UK at bottom of league for helping IVF couples with recession blamed as NHS make cutbacks

UK at bottom of league for helping IVF couples with recession blamed as NHS make cutbacks | UPDATED: 02:53 GMT, 3 July 2012 Britain is the poor man of Europe in providing IVF to childless couples, figures reveal.

Father donates sperm to help son and daughter-in-law have children

Father donates sperm to help son and daughter-in-law have children | UPDATED: 22:10 GMT, 23 March 2012 The couple have found a clinic which will honour their unusual request (file picture) After three years of trying to conceive with his wife, a man in his early thirties, has turned to his own father to provide the sperm.

How to avoid mosquito bites: Smelly feet attract blood-sucking insects to humans

Want to avoid mosquito bites Smelly feet attract the blood-sucking insects to humans Trekking in Borneo: Large areas of Central and South America, Africa, the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia are considered malaria-risk areas If you”re travelling to a country affected by malaria be sure to keep your feet clean. Mosquitoes that spread the deadly disease are attracted to people whose feet are heavily covered with certain kinds of bacteria, scientists have discovered